Author: Lauren Mang

Have you noticed the popularity of Halloween decorations has grown considerably? Halloween has become the second biggest decoration holiday next to Christmas, with Easter in third place and Valentine’s Day, the 4th of July, and St. Patrick’s Day following closely behind. It wasn’t always this...

Remember playing hooky as a kid? My parents were great about letting us take a ‘mental health day’ every so often. We couldn’t take advantage of it, but they could often tell when we were burnt out or dealing with something difficult, and really needed a...

The "That Makes Me h-APP-y!" blog series continues with the benefits of using Waze to stay ahead of traffic. Waze helps me stay organized by getting me places quickly and safely, so I can be as efficient as possible the rest of my day. Gone are the days of needing...

If there is one question I hear from clients more than any other it’s “is this worth anything?” Whether it is due to the state of the economy, or the popularity of Antiques Roadshow, or any other number of reasons, people want to know if...

I’ve had the pleasure of working with some really wonderful clients, each of whom has taught me something. However, one of my clients, we’ll call her Katherine, really stood out. Katherine is highly educated and worked for years as a biochemical scientist. As Katherine told me, she...

The "That Makes Me h-APP-y!" blog series continues with the benefits of using Dropbox to stay organized. Use it both on the web and via your mobile device. In this day and age, having digital files is a part of every-day life: online statements, scanned documents, PDFs, digital photos…...

The "Organization Myths Busted" blog series kicks off by exploring if the storage bin really is the 'magic bullet' of organizing. I'd like to debunk this myth by claiming that clear, plastic, rectangular storage bins aren’t always the answer to your organizational woes. A lot of people...

I know a big theme in many of my blogs has been living with less. It’s something I truly believe in and live by. Living with less has allowed me to be free of my ‘stuff’ and I’m happier because of it. I shared with...

I love giving gifts! In my younger years, I would buy little trinkets for friends whenever I would travel, so they’d know I was thinking about them. I spent way too much money on gifts that my friends and family might not have even wanted or...